Chocolate cookies

Out of the blue came the request for chocolate cookies and there was no way I was going to say no… mmm chocolate. These are very chocolatey meaning you can reduce the sugar by a lot and still enjoy them. Can also add peanuts if you like that combination.   Ingredients 1/4 cup coconut oil … More Chocolate cookies

Roasted Vegetables

I was looking for a different way to prepare vegetables and stumbled across this recipe. Luckily we had made a trip to a larger supermarket which had the fresh herbs so were well prepared. Definitely a recipe worth repeating, and is easily adaptable with season as the vegetables used are very interchangeable. I have made … More Roasted Vegetables

Watermelon iceblocks

Ingredients 1  cup watermelon 1/2 cup rice milk 2-4 tablespoons coconut oil sugar to taste (2 tablespoons) vanilla optional Instructions Blend all ingredients till smooth. Pour into iceblock/popsicle moulds. Freeze for 4 hours. Enjoy   DDs approval “It’s yummy”

Kale Chips

I never would have imagined ever hearing a toddler say they love kale! But that is exactly what happened with these and Miss 2 ate the lot. Ingredients Kale Olive oil Salt   Instructions Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Rinse and dry kale. Pour 2-4 tablespoons of olive oil into a bowl (enough to … More Kale Chips

Stovetop Popcorn

I had never made popcorn in my life, but it is an occasional snack that DD loves and difficult to find popcorn that doesn’t contain milk products or salt/sugar overload. All the popcorn making packets I can buy are also designed for microwave use – which we don’t have. How hard can it be? My … More Stovetop Popcorn

Ginger cake

Just because it’s that time of the year… and surprisingly DD loved it. Thought the ginger would put her off, but not at all. Even had it for breakfast the next day! Ingredients 1½ cups flour 1 tsp powdered ginger 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt ¾ cup raw sugar 1 Tbsp honey ½ cup … More Ginger cake